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Speaker Boehner Highlights House Action to Curb Excessive Regulations, Stop the Small Business Tax Hike

July 24, 2012

At a weekly press conference with Republican leaders today, House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) highlighted this week’s House vote to curb excessive government regulations and next week’s vote to stop the small business tax hike. Read More

Focused on Jobs: House Will Vote to Curb Excessive Red Tape Hurting Small Businesses

July 23, 2012

This week, the House will vote on the 'Red Tape Reduction and Small Business Job Creation Act' (H.R. 4078), which is focused on eliminating excessive government regulations that make it harder for small businesses to hire. Read More

Energy & Commerce Hearing Highlights Obama Administration’s “War on Coal,” Expected Job Losses

July 17, 2012

“Dozens of coal miners packed” a House Energy & Commerce Subcommittee on Energy & Power field hearing in Abingdon, VA yesterday, including Stephen Boggs, a local coal miner “worried the new regulations” coming from the Obama administration “could force him out of a job,” WCYB News 5 reports. Read More

President Obama “Has No Idea What it Takes to Build or Run a Small Business”

July 16, 2012

Speaker Boehner says the president “has no idea what it takes to build or run a small business … and it shows.” Read More

House to Vote on New Jobs Bills as President Obama Renews Call for Small Business Tax Hikes

July 09, 2012

“With a torpid job market and a fragile economy,” the New York Times says President Obama will renew (again) his call for tax hikes on small businesses later this morning. Read More

Excessive Red Tape Holding Back American Hydropower, Senate Dems Blocking House-Passed Solutions

June 27, 2012

Today, the House Natural Resources Committee held a hearing on the burdensome licensing process that is raising costs and creating roadblocks to American hydropower development. The House has passed two bills as part of the Plan for America’s Job Creators and the American Energy Initiative that would create jobs and promote more American hydropower, both of which are amongst the more than 30 jobs bills stalled in the Democratic-led Senate. Read More

Speaker Boehner: Republicans Relentlessly Focused on Jobs

June 21, 2012

Speaker John highlighted today’s House vote on the Domestic Energy & Jobs Act, next month’s vote to stop the small business tax hike, and Republicans’ commitment to fully repeal ObamaCare. Read More

Domestic Energy & Jobs Act Will Create Jobs, Address Gas Prices Hurting Small Businesses

June 18, 2012

House Republicans’ focus on jobs continues this week with action on the Domestic Energy & Jobs Act – a package of seven bills rolled out by the House Energy Action Team that will address high energy costs hurting American families and crippling small businesses, and create thousands of badly-needed jobs. Read More

No Show: Obama Administration Dodges Accountability for Putting American Jobs & Energy at Risk

June 04, 2012

On Friday, the House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Energy & Mineral Resources held an oversight hearing on the Obama administration’s attempt to revoke a previously-approved permit for American energy production at the Spruce coal mine in West Virginia. Members of the Obama administration who were invited to testify chose not to attend the hearing, dodging responsibility for actions several witnesses said are having a “chilling” effect on job creation, economic growth and energy development. Read More

Speaker Boehner: Our Focus Is on Creating Jobs for the American People

May 31, 2012

At a weekly press conference with Republican leaders today, House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) highlighted upcoming House action on legislation to help reduce economic uncertainty and create a better environment for private-sector job growth. Following are Speaker Boehner’s remarks: Read More